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Hidden treasures, talents found at Sonterra Bazaar

Sonterra Women's Bazaar

 Those stumped on what to buy that relative who has just about everything may have hit a goldmine at Friday’s Holiday Bazaar.  Hosted by the Sonterra Women’s Association, the event offered an array of one-of-a-kind finds, from homemade jams and handbags to original artwork and décor.  Along with their merchandise, the 33 vendors participating in this yea

YMCA Focuses Resources on Mays Branch

YMCA Mays Branch Location

 After much research and consideration, the YMCA of Greater San Antonio will be focusing its efforts on improving the Mays YMCA in the Stone Oak area.  Plans for the proposed Gordon Hartman Family branch have been postponed indefinitely.
 

Hardy Oak’s Ms. Henry voted this fall’s Feature Teacher

Andrea Henry with Hardy Oak Principal, Sharon Newman

 Andrea Henry of Hardy Oak Elementary has been voted as Stone Oak Info’s Feature Teacher for the fall semester. All the Reagan cluster schools, nine in total, participate in this regular event designed to highlight the great work of our area teachers. For the last few weeks, students, parents and administrators have been submitting their votes for the person they believe should be honored and recognized.
 

Students in Fairway Bridge will stay at Reagan

Fairway Bridge at Canyon Springs Entrance

 
 The fifth proposed scenario dictating where the enrollment boundary for the new “Lady Bird” Johnson High School will lie was approved by the NEISD Board of Trustees Monday night. However, the unanimous decision came after the line was slightly altered to allow students living within the Fairway Bridge neighborhood the chance to stay at Reagan High School at least for the next few years. 
 

Fertility experts offer hope at Saturday’s seminar

 To just someone passing by Rooms 1A and 1B in the Atrium of North Central Baptist Hospital contained nothing more than a circle of tables, a nice spread of food and a group of doctors in crisp, white coats. But, for couples trying to have a child those rooms were filled with avenues of hope during Saturday’s Focus on Fertility event.
 

Boundaries and buses on tonight’s school board agenda

Bus Route to be discussed

 A decision on where Johnson’s enrollment boundaries will lie and continued discussion of the cancelled Bush Middle School bus route are on tonight’s NEISD board meeting agenda.
 

Yes, Flu shots are still available! Here’s where…

 Rev up those Kleenex boxes, flu season is upon us once again. A contagious respiratory illness, the flu carries an onslaught of nasty symptoms, including cough, runny nose, fever, muscle aches, upset stomach and sore throat. Every year five to 20 percent of the population catch the flu; of those more than 200,000 people require hospitalization and roughly 36,000 die.
 

Hardy Oak/Stone Oak Parkway intersection to be the new retail hub

Construction at Hardy Oak and Stone Oak Parkway

If you draw an X over the Stone Oak area, says leasing/project manager John Moake, the middle would lie near Stone Oak Parkway and Hardy Oak. This little piece of geographical luck, along with the available land, iconic views and future plan to extend Hardy Oak to Loop 1604 have already attracted two major developers to the intersection and many interested business owners.
 

Blanco Road will get worse before it gets better

 
A project to expand Blanco Road from two to four lanes between Glade Crossing and West Oak Estates Drive could begin as early as February of next year. That’s the good news. Bad news is the project will take roughly two years to complete and is guaranteed to heavily disrupt the already congested area.
 
“Yes, this will impact traffic,” says Bexar County project engineer Hector Canales.